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Match ranking: 94.7|Spread: BAL -3.5 (53.5 )
What to watch for: Can the Ravens leap out to another early lead? Since Lamar Jackson took control of as Baltimore’s starter midway through the 2018 season, the Ravens are an NFL-best 19-0 when leading at halftime and 0-5 (including the playoffs) when tracking after two quarters. The Ravens have not trailed at any point in the second half in their last 12 games, which is the third-best streak in league history. — Jamison Hensley
Vibrant prediction: The Chiefs and Ravens will combine for 900-plus backyards and at least 60 points. Both teams remain in the top 10 in points allowed, but do not try to find a protective fight. This game will be similar to the one from Week 3 last season, when the conference produced 955 backyards and 61 points. — Adam Teicher
Stat to know: The Ravens have actually won 14 straight regular-season games, and the Chiefs have won eight directly– the two longest active win streaks in the NFL. The last time 2 groups satisfied on 8-plus-game win streaks was 1969, when the Rams (11 straight) hosted the Vikings (10 straight). This likewise marks the fifth QB matchup between the reigning MVP (Jackson) and Super Bowl MVP (Patrick Mahomes). The Super Bowl MVP won the previous 4 matchups.Injuries: Chiefs|Ravens What to know for fantasy: The quarterbacks will get the headlines, but when these two teams satisfied in Week
3 last season, there were three running backs who reached double-figure point overalls. See Week 3 rankings. Betting nugget: In the last 20 seasons, ruling Super Bowl champs are 11-1 ATS as underdogs within thevery first 3 weeks of the season.
And Mahomes is 10-2 ATS in September video games with 28 passing TDs and absolutely no interceptions. Teicher’s choice: Ravens 34, Chiefs 31 Hensley’s choice: Ravens 31, Chiefs 30 FPI forecast: BAL, 59.6 %(by an average of 3.4 points)Match must-reads: Ravens’Jackson minimizes matchup vs. Chiefs … Why Mahomes makes his house in KC, not New York City … Former Ravens OL Urschel left NFL for MIT … Chiefs’Watkins placed in concussion protocol … Ravens